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Rise and fall of prehistoric penguin populations charted


A study of how penguin populations have changed over the last 30,000 years has shown that between the last ice age and up to around 1,000 years ago penguin populations benefitted from climate warming and retreating ice. This suggests that recent declines in penguins may be because ice is now retreating too far or too fast. An international team, led ... Read More »

Cambridge University falls behind Oxford in QS World University Rankings

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BY ELEANOR DICKINSON Cambridge University is lagging behind Oxford in the latest global rankings – but is still rated Britain’s best university by UK academics and businesses. The institution is also facing increasingly stiffer competition from universities in the USA and Asia in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) disciplines. But, for students planning on careers in areas such as ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes